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I Am An Empty Shell

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    All That Is Left.

    i have run out of words. i have run out of thoughts, i have run out of feelings, i have run out energy, i have run out of everything i need to be a whole human being. a hollowed out crab shell on the beach shuttering in the sea breeze. a dozen egg shells in the plastic trash bag...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 6 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    I Have Nothing to Offer Anyone

    I am an empty shell with nothing to offer anyone. Even if I found a new friend, I can't cook, I am unhappy most of the time, I have nothing to relate, I don't have an exciting life, I have nothing to talk about except things that happened in the past, as...
    IndigoPeachblossom IndigoPeachblossom 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    not much to me. There is nothing beneath the surface. Lately, i feel so shallow. in more than one way. if You were to step into the waters of my soul, the waves would only hit the tops of your feet :/ Wow, weird analogy D:
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F Aug 27, 2010

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